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LIVE GAME BLOG: Oilers at Canucks

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers
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PRE-GAME NOTES

Forward Lines:

Pouliot - Nugent-Hopkins - Purcell
Hall - McDavid - Slepyshev
Draisaitl- Lander - Yakupov
Gazdic - Letestu - Korpikoski

Defensive Pairings:

Sekera - Fayne
Davidson - Schultz
Reinhart - Gryba

Goal:

Talbot
Nilsson

Scratches: Eberle (shoulder), Klinkhammer, Ference, Fayne, Klefbom, Scrivens, Hendricks



FIRST PERIOD

20:00: Tonight's game is underway!

18:45: Ouch! Leon Draisaitl blocks a shot and is visibly in pain, but stays on the bench after finishing his shift.

16:03: Baertschi throws it out in front and Bo Horvat redirects it in. | VAN 1, EDM 0

10:27: Hansen denied by Talbot one-on-one.

05:49: Oilers have evened up the shot count at 4-4 and are going on the power play.

00:00: Just five shots for each team in the first with the Canucks coming out of the first 20 on top. | VAN 1, EDM 0

SECOND PERIOD

20:00: The second period is underway.

15:00: Oilers outshooting Canucks 7-1 in opening five minutes of second period.

10:28: Pouliot all alone in front, rifles it too high.

03:29: Slepyshev is robbed by Miller's glove. Oilers outshooting Canucks 16-9.

02:29:
HUGE pad save by Talbot.

00:00: Oilers double up Canucks in shots in the second period but can't break Miller. | VAN 1, EDM 0

THIRD PERIOD

20:00: The Oilers will try to make a comeback in the third.

17:34: The Oilers began the third strong with a flurry in front of Miller.

16:52: Nugent-Hopkins sets up Benoit Pouliot for the equalizer! | EDM 1, VAN 1

07:53: The game is locked at 1-1. Canucks have had a couple chances but Talbot has come up big.

05:18: Calbot makes a big save on a shot from the slot.

02:41: Purcell to Nuge! 2-on-1 and he buries. | EDM 2, VAN 1

01:56: Hansen buries a trickling puck behind Talbot to tie. | VAN 2, EDM 2

00:00: We're heading to 3-on-3 OT!

3-ON-3 OVERTIME

05:00: Here we go!

04:31: Daniel Sedin scores. | VAN 3, EDM 2
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